"Suaminya batuk pilek."

Translation:Her husband has a cold.

November 12, 2018

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tsuj1g1r1

So what does the “batuk” do here? Is this just an expression? That somebody is “cough runny-nose” when they have a cold.

November 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rick392366

Yes, this is an expression.
A similar expression is "masuk angin", literally "the wind has entered (your body)", meaning something like catching a cold.

November 12, 2018
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